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: Open University

6.35 Maths Methods: Fourier
Analysis 7.00 Modern Art:
Duchamp 7.25 Maths: Energy
Through the Window 7.50 Culture and Belief in Europe 1450-1600
8.15Polar Oceans 8.40
Instruments under Wraps 9.05
What You Never Knew About Sex
9.30 The Melbury Road Set 9.55 Quantum Leaps into the Atom
10.20 Wrapping up the Themes
11.10 Survivingthe Exam 11.35 Wheels of Progress

: The Sky at Night

The Great Spiral.
Patrick Moore studies the Great Spiral in Andromeda, a huge galaxy containing more than 100,000 million stars and located two million light-years away.


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Athletics
3.15 Motorcycling
3.45 Three-day eventing
4.30 Motorcycling
5.30 Athletics
The IAAF/Diet Coke World
Half Marathon Championship Great North Run from
Newcastle. The world's top long distance runners converge on Newcastle for the inaugural World Half Marathon
Championship, with both men's and women's titles up for grabs. Plus more from the IAAF
World Junior Championships which end in Seoul today. Commentary by David Coleman , Brendan Foster and Stuart Storey , with reports from Paul Dickenson and Hazel Irvine.
0 SPORT: page 13
Three-Day Eventing
Burghley Horse Trials. A look at the dressage, cross-country and show jumping action from one of the most prestigious events in the equestrian calendar. Commentary by Michael Tucker , Lorna Clarke and Stephen Hadley.
Motor Cycle News British Supercup. The Supercup season comes to an end with the sixth and final round from
Brands Hatch. Commentary by Barry Nutley , Roger Burnett. Television presentation
(Athletics) Martin Webster
(Motorcycling) Keith Mackenzie


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Paul Dickenson
Unknown: Hazel Irvine.
Commentary By: Michael Tucker
Commentary By: Lorna Clarke
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley.
Commentary By: Barry Nutley
Commentary By: Roger Burnett.
Unknown: Martin Webster
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie

: The Blackpool Tram

An affectionate look at this much-loved method of transport. Trams are now being rediscovered as a solution to traffic jams and pollution. Series producer Peter Grimsdale Director Andrew Johnston
Teletext Subtitles: page 888


Producer: Peter Grimsdale
Director: Andrew Johnston

: One Man and His Dog

The second semi-final of the singles and brace championships in the television sheepdog trials. Phil Drabble introduces the handlers, and Ray Ollerenshaw explains the finer points of the trials which will complete the line-up for the finals.
Director Ian Russell ; Producer Ian Smith ● STEREO


Introduces: Phil Drabble
Introduces: Ray Ollerenshaw
Director: Ian Russell
Producer: Ian Smith

: The Living Planet

Continuing David Attenborough 's award-winning Life Trilogy. The Baking Deserts. The hottest, driest places on earth are home to some amazing animals, plants and desert-living people. Mammals become active at night, while reptiles hunt in the early morning, and by midday all have sought shade. Plants however must endure the heat, and have adapted to do so. When rain falls, dead plants move to disperse their seeds, and flowers put on a dazzling display. Producer Andrew Neal


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Andrew Neal

: The Look

A six-part series that explores the serious side of the fashion industry. Runway. The glitzy runway shows of Paris, Milan, London and New York attract designers, models, journalists, buyers, celebrities, wealthy clients and knock-off merchants. They are all players in a multi-billion-dollar industry. But who sits where? This first film explores the political map of fashion. It also looks at the evolution of the superstar model.
Producers/Directors Gina Newson and Jeremy Newson
A Freelance production for BBCtv 0 FEATURE: page 30


Directors: Gina Newson
Directors: Jeremy Newson

: Did You See... ?

Jeremy Paxman and guests review the week's television highlights and discuss three of the programmes that engaged them most. Editor Anne Tyerman • STEREO


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Time Passing

Short films about our experience of time.
Wedding Day. Six couples get married on a typical day at the register office. By time-lapse photography the six ceremonies are combined in a film that lasts exactly as long as it takes to tie the knot.

: France Decides: a Newsnight Special

The French people vote in a referendum which could decide the future shape of Europe. As the result is declared,
Jeremy Paxman in London and Peter Snow in Paris ask how its implications will affect the 350 million people who live in the European Community.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: The Lost Boys

Kiefer Sutherland
Corey Feldman
Santa Clara is a small town with the darkest of secrets. A place where a Vampires Everywhere comic could save your life and where there's always have fresh blood to drink.
Director Joel Schumcher
• TELETEXTSUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 37-42


Unknown: Kiefer Sutherland
Unknown: Corey Feldman
Unknown: Santa Clara
Director: Joel SchumcHer
David: Kiefer Sutherland
Edgar Frog: Corey Feldman
Michael: Jason Patric
Sam: Corey Haim
Lucy: Dianne Wiest
Grandpa: Barnard Hughes
Max: Edward Herrmann
Star: Jami Gertz
Alan: Jamison Newlander

: The Night Stalker

Starring Darren McGavin The Youth Killer. While investigating an exclusive dating agency that turns smart single people into aged corpses, Kolchak finds himself earmarked for a premature death.


Unknown: Darren McGavin

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